How to avoid looking like a sloppy backpacker

How to avoid looking like a sloppy backpacker

Nobody wants to look sloppy. But being on the road means you have to let go of certain commodities. If you live out of your backpack you will not be able to have a very large wardrobe. You won’t always have access to washing facilities, so washing your clothes might...
Sun Protective Clothing – Does it work?

Sun Protective Clothing – Does it work?

Skin damage caused by harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays is always a cause for concern, so we decided to check out whether so called Sun Protective Clothing really works. Of course, there will always be a time and place for rubbing lotion into yours, or somebody else’s...
Ultralight Backpacking Gear

Ultralight Backpacking Gear

If you are planning a long term trip or are simply going to need a lot of equipment then weighty bags can be a real problem. Nobody wants to be carrying around heavy, bulky packs for long periods so packing yours with Ultralight Backpacking Gear is definitely the way...
Insect repellent clothing

Insect repellent clothing

Mosquitos. Possibly the most annoying creature with wings since Big Bird and the bane of the traveler’s life. These pesky little bloodsuckers are seemingly everywhere and no matter how much bug spray, smoke coils, citronella candles or zappers you have, they always...